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Devon Seafood + Steak Hershey Appoints New Executive Chef

Jason Fritz earns promotion, leads culinary team

A new executive chef is leading the team behind the fresh seafood and top-rated cuts of beef on the menu at Devon Seafood + Steak in Hershey, Pa. Jason Fritz was promoted to executive chef in January 2022. Previously serving as sous chef at the restaurant since 2017, Fritz brings a wealth of experience to the back-of-house leadership position. 

Before joining Devon Seafood + Steak, Fritz worked at various restaurants in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties, including Longhorn Steakhouse (Harrisburg), The Pub (Duncannon), Burgundy’s Restaurant (Duncannon) and JT Crock’n’berries (Harrisburg). Fritz’s passion for cooking runs deep as he opened his own restaurant, Cafe Bella Rose (New Cumberland), in 2011.

A Pennsylvania native, Fritz graduated from Susquenita High School (Duncannon) and has been in culinary management positions since 2001. He won the Alex W. Smith Foundation’s “Alex’s Chili Cook Off For A Cause” in 2021 and The Hershey Partnership Soup Cook-Off in 2019.

Fritz is looking for individuals who are passionate about creating incredible dining experiences for guests. Devon Seafood + Steak is currently hiring various roles including a sous chef, restaurant manager, cooks, server assistants, bartenders, interns and more. Visit HersheyJobs.com/Devon to view positions and apply. 

About Devon Seafood + Steak: Comfortably upscale and refined, Devon provides the perfect atmosphere to enjoy everything from deliciously simple fish dishes to premium steaks and salads, plus an impressive wine cellar list and cocktail menu to complement your one-of-a-kind dining experience. The Hershey restaurant is managed by Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) and is located in the Hershey Press Building at 27 W. Chocolate Ave. For additional information about Devon, visit DevonSeafood.com

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